McGehee Marsh, JD, PhD

McGehee Marsh, JD, PhD

Legal Counsel

McGehee Marsh is a patent attorney, licensed to practice law in Tennessee, Mississippi, Kentucky and the District of Columbia. She has a PhD in Environmental Toxicology/Chemistry. She is an environmental auditor and has practiced intellectual property and environmental law in Kentucky. McGehee was Kentucky Senate General Counsel and one of the architects of Kentucky’s postsecondary education reform, which created new funding formulas and reorganized missions and focus for Kentucky’s public colleges, universities, community colleges and technical schools. She worked for the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education as Chief Science Advisor and Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs. She was responsible for implementing legislation passed during her tenure at the Senate, which created initiatives to attract knowledge-based economy companies to Kentucky, and to recruit women to the sciences. McGehee raises and trains service dogs and is a member of American Mensa.